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purpose does the gentleman from michigan rise? mr. rogers: mr. speaker, i have a bill at the desk. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on h.r. 1892. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. pursuant to house resolution 392 and rule 18, the chair declares the house in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for the consideration of h.r. 1892. the chair appoints the gentlelady from michigan, mrs. miller, to preside over the committee of the whole. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for the consideration of h.r. 1892, which the clerk will report by title. the clerk: a bill to authorize appropriations for the fiscal year 2012 for intelligence and intelligence related activities of the united states government, the community management account, and the central intelligence agency retirement and disability system, and for other purposes. the chair: pursuant to the rule, the bill is considered as read the
s the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from michigan, mr. camp, and the gentleman from michigan, mr. levin, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from michigan. mr. camp: i yield myself such time as i may consume. mr. speaker, this bipartisan legislation which renews the nearly 40-year-old generalized system of preferences is a vital part of a robust trade agenda, an agenda that makes american companies more competitive and increases american exports. g.s.p. is an important tool for boosting economic growth and job creation. just last week we learned that on the whole there were zero jobs created in august and that the unemployment rate remains above 9%. over the next several weeks, congressional republicans will bring several bills to the floor that will address the shortage of american jobs and help promote job creation. this legislation is an important component of that effort because g.s.p. is critical to the competitiveness of many american manufacturers. having more competitive american companies means creating an
and it has started. jennifer granholm is a former governor of michigan, now an msnbc contributor, and the author of a brand-new book "a governor's story, a fight for jobs in america's future." and bob strum is an economic strategist. i want you to listen to this. clinton strategist mark penn who worked for the clintons said, "obama's new tone won't work." he writes in "the huffington post, "quote, barack obama is careening down the wrong path towards re-election. he should be claiming the vital center, not abandoning it. he should be holding down taxes rather than raising them. he should be bringing the country together rather than dividing it through class warfare. that's mark penn. he's critiquing the president's new move to divide the country between those who want fair taxes and those who are rich, who don't. your thoughts, bob shrum? >> well, you know, that's marcus saying this kind of stuff all the time. two reactions to it. first, it was a remarkably fact-free and numbers-free piece from a guy who's supposed to be a pollster. he says, for example, that gore lost -- i actua
america. and i want you to know, we will not let michigan become a right -to-work-for-less state. we will defeat financial martial law for fighting together, standing together and winning together. i'm proud to stand with my brothers and sisters from detroit any time, any place. god bless you and happy labor day. and now i'm very pleased and honored to introduce a woman who stands with working people every single day, a real warrior for working men and women whose -- who's lifted up the department of labor so that it works for working families again and again and again and again. please welcome our warrior, our friend, the secretary of labor, hilda solis. >> thank you, thank you, thank you. all right. >> all right. how's everybody? is labor in the house? labor in the house? happy labor day, detroit. [cheers and applause] >> it's great to be back in the motor city and especially with my good friend, president rich trumpka and all of our union leaders and my former congressional colleagues that are also here. give them all a round of applause, please. [applause] >> and of course it's s
poll result. the other one that came out this weekend, michigan, and mitt romney is at the top. no surprise here. listen, romney was born in michigan. his father a former governor there. very popular. romney won the primary there back in 2008. he was expected to win. but perry did go up to michigan and campaign and he was a distant second. for perry, i think a lot of people are saying that those uneven debate performances, especially last week and the attacks on rick perry over his stance on illegal immigration, may be taking a toll. one other thing from the debates or from the straw polls, michele bachmann nowhere to be seen near the top. remember she won the straw poll in iowa in august. but she finished very low down in both of these straw polls. one thing about those, they are important. they are a gauge or a test or a barometer of a campaign with a lot of activists. they are not the end all and be all. if they were, herman cain or ron paul would be the nominee, and nobody thinks that is very likely, kyra. >> mitt romney going to meet with donald trump today. what is it abo
peninsula in michigan and northern wisconsin but the wins will shift directions here we are 72 degrees tonight, a beautiful night out there. you will get a look at the harvest moon if you sneak out. notice these temperatures and the '60s out in some of the western suburbs. a delightful mite around here and do. temperatures mostly in the mid to upper 50s at the moment, overnight low temperatures for chicago 59-64 or 65 degrees and will continue all night tonight. it continues to reign over parts of the northeast and upper earlobe is creating little instability problem and in fact some flash flooding was reported in parts of interior pennsylvania near the town of east berlin for example, there were water rescues as the result of heavy downpours. with a cold front coming into the chicago area tomorrow night indented tuesday but this would indicate it is going to be dry we're going to have a shower or thunder storm in the forecast here. there may be a few hundredths of an inch of rainfall. but it is not expected to be very much and it is only a slight chance of actually occurring. that is
that debate as well. is the president spoke to a friendly audience in michigan at a union event in detroit. our chief white house correspondent jessica yellen is there. he was pretty warmly received in detroit. >> he really was, wolf. and you know, labor day is traditionally the kickoff to campaign season. the president came to detroit and delivered a campaign style speech. >> as long as i'm in the white house, i'm going to stand up for collective bargaining. >> for a moment, it seemed like old finals temperature -- old times. >> four more years! four more years! >> the president took his sharpened message out for a test drive. >> we have roads and bridges across this country that need rebuilding. labor is onboard, business is onboard. we just need congress to get onboard. >> if they don't act, he all but threatened to campaign against a do-nothing congress. >> the time for washington games is over. the time for action is now. no more manufactured crisis, no more games. it's time for them to stop worries about their jobs. it's time for them to worry about your jobs. >> the people in michig
be much more difficult for governor perry to put into play. michigan being one of them. i mean, governor romney is one of his home state, place where his dad was governor, three-term governor, place where he has a really great connection to. if we can put a couple of those states like michigan, wisconsin, put indiana back into play, that's going to make the map a very, very difficult for this white house. >> when it comes to the primary campaign, though, there's been some speculation about how serious you guys are going to compete in iowa. how serious you're going to compete in iowa. >> we're going to play in iowa. the governor will be back there several times campaigning. there will be debates in iowa where we'll be competing in all those debates. this race is -- one thing we've seen, it is a very fluid race and we've seen numbers bouncing around all over the place. we're going to be available and ready to campaign at any state and in order to get the nomination. >> you brought up the general election. i want to play this ad that you guys have out on perry this morning and ask you about
swirled out of the clouds out of western michigan yesterday, most residents headed for their basements, but one woman grabbed a camera and caught it on video. the twister was dramatic as you see here, but it caused no injuries and only minor damage. >>> tyson meats is recalling more than 131,000 pounds of ground beef because of e. coli contamination. four children of an ohio family became ill this month after eating the tainted beef and one was hospitalized for nine days. it includes beef sold at the following stores. the beef has a 73/27 lean to fat ratio. and is labeled with a best before date of september 12th. it also has the number 245d on the packages. >>> a new york teenager is hospitalized after being shot outside a mcdonald's. an incident tuesday that was caught on tape. it shows one young man passing a gun to another in a white shirt who goes inside. now, he passes it on to a young man in a red jacket who comes out of the door firing four shots at the 18-year-old in the white tank top and shorts. the victim rolls away from the gunman and is now in critical, but stable, condit
to wait until after 7:00 a.m. for sunrise, 7:01. a new storm over michigan, dropping south and east. this will bring scattered showers and fall air, the coldest air since spring, set to move in this weekend. when the leading edge arrives, may be a brief shower tomorrow. the cold air moves over the region. clouds and scattered showers here, and in the mountains possibly snowflakes. that gives you an indication of how chilly the air is behind this storm. 70's tomorrow. a chance of a light shower. west wind on the day at five to 15 knots, winds -- waves around 2 feet. we could have wet snow over the weekend. 41, for the high. saturday night, temperatures go south. the forecast -- a 20% chance of rain tomorrow. much cooler on saturday with highs in the upper 50's. ocean city gets to near 80 tomorrow. the front moves off the coast and the weekend temperatures will be down. maybe low 60's in sunday. it is still the tropical seas and in the atlantic. ophelia is getting stronger. winds up to 85 mph. the storm almost faded away, but will become a category 2 hurricane as it heads east of berm
. temperatures are cooler well to the north in the 40's in michigan. satellite and radar shows a cold front that is on the way for the day. if you'll notice a change in the wind direction for the overnight. then there's a push a of cold air. that will arrive as we move into the day tomorrow. 73-77 degrees today. nighttime lows will fall into the 80's. tomorrow we will not make a lot of progress. -- nighttime lows in the 40's. >>> highway crews getting ready to call it a night. i am showing a live picture of traffic on the beltway at new hampshire ave. you can see the arrow board pushing everybody to the right. road, they are clearing overnight construction. looks like they have done that at university boulevard. it's good right now as far as traffic around the beltway even with construction clearing. this is branch avenue in bethesda on the beltway. and before we go back to the news desk, 270 looks good at father hurley boulevard. back to you. >> thank you. >>> 4:32 this morning. we will begin this morning with a neighborhood's desperate plea for help. some families homes are teetering on t
they think is in the country illegally. >>> and a tornado was caught on tape in michigan. central michigan yesterday. take a look at this. luckily, damage was minor and nobody has was hurt. >>> it is >>> years ago baseball purist said that having a wild card team would take the drama out of the pennant races. >> drama? you want drama? plenty of last night as both wild card leads came down to the final day. here is cbs news correspondent betty nguyen. >> high flyball, belted left! >> reporter: the atlanta braves who led the national league wild card race by 10 1/2 games just one month ago, stumbled through september and needed to beat the philadelphia phillies to secure at least a tie for a shot at october play. the braves led 3-2 in the ninth. but the phillies got to closer craig kimbrell to tie it and beat the braves at home 4-3 in the 14th inning. >> and the cardinals are the wild card champions. >> reporter: st. louis win earlier in the evening made the cardinals the n.l. wild card. more draumts in the american league. just one strike away from the october berth,
bulldogs. 87 degrees. dry weather expected there. the fighting irish go to michigan to take on the wolverines. the first ever night game in michigan stadium. 8:00 kickoff. rain pretty likely there. b ycht u going down to texas to take on the longhorns. 94 degrees there. and charleston southern university, the warm-up game for the seminoles of florida state, next saturday the oklahoma sooners will be down there. >> your team. >> are you a fan of oklahoma in. >> no, just throwing that out. >> howard-morehouse the big one. >>> are you ready for some football? >> i know we are. if not, perhaps this will get you ready. a look back at a redskins thriller from nearly 30 years ago. there are over 200 varieties of gourmet coffee that have earned the keurig brewed seal of approval. the keurig brewed seal is our commitment that the coffee inside will deliver a delicious cup of coffee every time. keurig brewed. look for the only mark of genuine keurig quality. can help your kids' school get extra stuff. ♪ like musical instruments. ♪ and new art supplies. ♪ because they're the only
in ohio and michigan and indiana. but around here, a dry day today. and a quick look at temps before we throw it inside. 40s in the mountains. lots of 50s. here in town, we're in the lower 60s. monika samtani has been watching the volume build this morning. >> well, you know, if you're planning to head out to loudoun county, we're just getting word of a pretty serious accident on route 7, market street at route 9, i know the chopper is headed out there. we'll have that for you next time around. in the meantime, keep that in mind for your travel plans. we've got the yellow light. we'll start off with the beltway and take a live look north of town at georgia avenue. no problems right now. just that volume outer loop from 95 headed around the georgia avenue. luckily the lanes are open. back out to the maps right now. this time, let's zoom into the other side of town heading to the southside, route 5, route 4, route 301. everything is fine to the beltway. branch avenue headed down to the wilson bridge, you'll be ok right now. by the way if you're planning to take metro this morning, i know
alters tone and tactics." here is one twitter message -- host: doreen, clinton township, michigan. caller: first off, i will vote for president obama. i think he is the most connected president we have ever had. second of all, i am sick and tired of people blaming him for this mess. he did not create this mess, congress created this mess. those people, spending our money, which they should not have been, i think that he needs to get tougher. mr. boehner is nothing but a pompous idiot. he did nothing to help our president. i am sick and tired of what is happening in congress. host: we are running out of time. i will jump in ike -- i will jump in here so that we can get more viewpoints in. you can leave a comment on our c-span page on facebook. here is one -- host: pat, for the duck, california. caller: i believe that he is trying to do everything that he can for the country. mitch mcconnell and all of the rest of the republicans, they need to sit down and try to work together. which president obama has tried to do for some time. it is to the point now where he is a little frustrated. peopl
-- that is a look at "the wall street journal" headlined as women. taking a look as we take the next call. michigan, a cafe, a democrat. caller: i can give you an example of taxes. i am going to be cashing out of my retirement. it is very little, from the state of michigan. 30% between the irs and the federal tax and then i am probably going to be penalized for drawing unemployment -- illegal in the state of michigan. what it will do is amount to 50% tax. the current job that i have -- there are a lot of people will come into the store and buying, and a majority of them are well- to-do. if my employer is what to do. she does not share her wealth. i do not see any poor people coming into the store purchasing anything. and i will be heading off a bank to a food pantry in an hour and a half and i don't see what the people at the food pantry, either. -- will see people at the food pantry. -- wealthy people of the food pantry. there are a lot of well-to-do people in the county and i don't see any philanthropy to the most part. we need to close the loops. in terms of other countries, at the very least th
's in michigan. it's been roged. the pharmacist pulls out a gun. scares the thieves away. instead of being hailed as a hero, the pharmacist got fired. he's suing walgreen's. it's a complicated one. >> it is. >>> and the 3-year-old dolled up as a pretty woman, a la julia roberts. her mother takes on the critics who say, her daughter looks too sexy, too soon. >> people will be weighing in on that. >>> and then j. lo. she gave her fans a thrill of a lifetime. >>> first to the attempted heist caught on tape. a pharmacist foiling a robbery. apparently saving the day. why did he lose his job? dan harris has more on the incident and why the man is now suing walgreengreenwalgreens. >> on the video tape, you'll see a night shift nightmare play out in real l me and you can decide whether an employee was reckless or heroic. it all plays out on this harrowing surveillance video of a walgreens fapharmacy. it's 4:30 in the morning. the pharmacist is sorting medications behind the unter. two armed men wearing masks enter. immediately, they start pointing their guns at one of the workers. then they take a second
of a bloomfield, michigan cruiser. he moved the hands to in front of him. he emptied his pockets which contained heroin. then he used his mouth to loosen the handcuffs. let's time it to see how long it takes him to take off the cuffs. left alone in the cruiser with the radio on, alexander gnawed, salivated and tugged for a mere 17 seconds before the cuff came off. he kept looking around for the officer. you could almost see him think. while we're at it, shouldn't the suspect be wearing a seatbelt? then the minor detail, how he opened the window. the barrier between the front and back was left open. he crawled into the front seat. watch the light change as he presses the button, opening the rear window. this cruiser was cuffed. a burglar in utah went out there a moving police car. when he threw himself out, he was not seriously hurt. he was recovered. his freddie mercury moment short lived. ♪ i've got to break free >>> all right, this morning presidential candidates spanning across the country from the east coast to the west and smack in the middle of the heartland. we are following them every
new video just being released of a shooting inside a walgreen's drugstore. it happened in michigan. the video shows a couple of masked armed robbers coming into the store in benton township, then watch this, they shove a store employee around. one of the other employees, seeing the guy with his hands in the air, jumped into action to defend himself, he pulls out his own gun. one of the robbers then jumps over the counter at the pharmacy, fires a couple of shots, and then drops his own weapon as he runs off. the store employee, je me hoban, was praised at first for his bravey, but then guess what, he gets fired for violating company policy. now hoban is suing, raising the question, do employees have a right to defend themselves in the workplace. daniel swan son is jeremy hoban's attorney. daniel, first of all, this wasn't a case where he saw guys with a gun, they shoal him, right? >> good acchioo good afternoon. he did shoot at them after the gunman pulled the trigger at least three times of his gun. fortunately for reasons we don't know, the gun never went off. but jeremy only resp
the poll in orlando to attend campaign events in michigan. >> six ton satellite -- [ unintelligible ] plummeted to earth, officials not sure where it landed. they think it landed in the pacific. say parts could have fallen on land in the pacific northwest. no injuries or damage has been reported. >> michelle obama taking to reality tv. the first lady will appear on the season premiere of extreme makeover home edition. the focus will be on a shell in north carolina for homeless female veterans. >> shannon: that is a great show and great cause. i've e-mailed with your dad about the fact that he's sitting operate couch with kleenex watching that show every sunday night. >> reporter: yeah, you need it. >> special episode tonight, thanks peter. >> newt gingrich is no er to politics. -- is no stranger to politics. when a chance to catch up with him and asked him how he feels about some people calling him the brains of the operation when it comes to the gop field? >> pretty flattering. i don't object to being called somebody who has lots of ideas and sob who reads lots of book. -- and sock
, educated at the university of michigan. has written several books, a long list of books. .uest: keeps me busy host: democrat, good morning. caller: i have one question that i keep hearing over and over again from republicans, the tax as corporations pay, if we could just get it down. i would like to know from the man from heritage, the name of a company, just one, that actually pays 35% in taxes after deductions in loop holes. i want an aim of one company. if you cannot give me the name of one company, everything you say is disingenuous. host: put you on the spot here. guest: i think she actually has a good point. if you are -- there are different carve-outs and deductions that get stuck in it the tax code. the actual effective rate is closer to 18%. you are paying the full rate, more or less. it acts as a disincentive to job growth. speaker boehner and president obama said that one of the things they would like to do is motivate the tax rate, the highest in the industrialized world, but eliminate these deductions and credits so that there are fewer barriers for companies. host: we will
. >> thank you. the chair now recognizes the gentleman from michigan. >> thank you chairman and chairwoman. the problem it faces obvious. there is too much government spending, too much federal debt and impeding our economy's ability to grow. as a result, too few private- sector jobs are being created. we know it and the american people know what. a quick look at the facts shows this committee has their work cut out. there were zero net jobs created in the month of august, roughly 40 million americans out of work, and the unemployment rate continues to hover around 9%. the total debt for fiscal year 2010 reached 93.1% of gdp and it is growing at an astronomical and unsustainable rate. by the end of this fiscal year our debt will exceed our g.d.p. and according to expert testimony before the simpson- bowles commission, this has already cost us 1 million jobs. these problems have been decades in the making. frankly, both parties have refused to enact many of the necessary and well-known solutions. simply put, washington has over- promised and under-performed. as a result, this committee will
already made his travel plans to fly back to michigan and spend the christmas holiday with his family. brian's attention to detail had ensured that all the christmas gifts he had meticulously selected for his family had already been bought and sent in the mail prior to his arrival. brian did ultimately come home that christmas. we buried him not far from the house that he was raised in just prior to christmas day. >> his still grieving cousin speaking before the house oversight committee. the committee also heard from atf whistleblowers. >> we weren't giving guns to people who were hunting bear, we were giving guns to people who were killing other humans. >> rather than meet the wolf head-on, we sharpened his teeth, added number to his claw. all the while we sad idly by watching, tracking and noting as he became a more efficient and effective predator. >> remember the idea was to give guns to gun runners, to drug runners, to mexican drug cartels, track where those weapons were and ultimately -- ultimately on the mexican side of the border arrest the people and kind of figure out the n
of 2012. chris christie and bill clinton. joining us now from grand rapids, michigan to explain the purveyor of dick morris.com. mr. morris. you heard the christie debate. what say you? do you think he is going to run? >> no, i don't think he is going to run. i'm sick and tired of his teasing the united states. i think that he should either cut bait or fish. put up or shut up. stop this bs of waltzing around the issue and being so could you tell use in his denials and get up there and say if nominated i refuse to run. if elected i refuse to serve. sermon. >> bill: does he hurt the republican party by the dance. >> yes. candidates can't raise money people are not focusing on the message enough. people are rooting on the man that isn't there. this entire nominating race has been overshadowed by people who self-indulgently floated their name adulation and then said ooh no thanks. we had three months of donald trump. we had one month of mitch daniels. we had mike huckabee. we have sarah palin running all over the country in buses pretending she is sort of maybe not running. now chri
, michigan, where the unemployment rate is a staggering 14.1%, 5% above the national average. >> we need to put our differences aside and do the right thing for our economy. >> reporter: the trip comes on the heels of the weakest job report in almost a year and just as the election season kicks into full swing. >> we have zero confidence, zero faith in a president -- >> reporter: in new hampshire last night, former massachusetts governor mitt romney tried to convince a tea party crowd can he fix the economy. >> we have last month zero job creation. look, a shutout is okay in baseball, it's not good when you're talking about jobs. >> reporter: romney will unveil his jobs proposal in nevada on tuesday but he's not the only one with a plan. president obama will unveil his on thursday while other gop hopefuls are also working on their ideas. >> the principals that i adopt are permanent fixes rather than temporary gimmicks like we've seen from the president. >> reporter: minnesota congresswoman michele bachmann is proposing reducing the corporate tax rate to 20%. former utah governor jon hunt
along the shore of lake michigan and some of the waves here could be well over 20 feet crashing onshore. obviously in the way of showers as well. the big story is the wind and a cool front which will kick out. sitting and spinning here. unfortunately, this was not moving all that fast either. sticking around the northeast. some of these -- this temperature, getting to the east coast. 76 in new york today. but 59 in chicago. because the wind, a lesser extent the metros and san francisco. pushing everything out 15 to 20 degrees below average is what we expect over or the weekend. going to be chilly. and a category 2 storm passes by bermuda heading out again. bioluminescence, the red tide. at night when these phytoplankton, the waves actually glow. >> that's awesome. >> look at this. maybe a couple more weeks. if you live in socal, check it out. >>> the question this morning, was herman cain fair when he said african-american voters were brainwashed. i know you heard him say think, but just in case, here it is. >> why is the african-american public -- >> many african-americans have been br
this for quite some time, actually. up here in michigan, we truly have lost a full decade. we went through eight years of a democratic governor they came in with all kinds of hopes, kind of like this president. he was going to change things in turn things around, and she came in with a 69% favorable rating. she left with 16%. you just look at detroit. people keep bringing that up and they're absolutely right. it had 50 years of single-party rule and is just terrible. if you want to take a snapshot of what this president is about to do, just take a look at what michigan is at. that's about all i have to say. host: correlation? guest: the second caller is suggested that the whole country is becoming michigan. they are really struggling just economic trends that are arguably better. certainly michigan, and obama's hands in many ways are tied. the biggest determinant will be an economy over which he has very little control. host: from your, and john on hard democrats line. caller: the woman, the 61-year- old lady, who said she thinks this would be the first time that she would not go out and vote. i
are holding in the 50's mainly to the north and west of us. but northern michigan 2 1 that's a long ways away, but we will look for those changes to push in our direction behind the cold front which is right now located across maryland. a few scattered showers but not going to add up to much for us. mid 40's to lower 50's for tonight. are you ready for this? 57-62. this is high temperatures for tomorrow. a taste of bethesda. wind-chill factor that will feel more like the upper 40's to lower 50's. bundle up, but not for today. this is for tomorrow and on sunday. more on the extended forecast in a few minutes but right now lisa baden and traffic. >> my dog is going to love it. when it's warm, i end up having to carry him home, but with these cooler temperatures, he's going to lead me all the way. check out the pace of traffic. that's in your favor. everything looks great. pulling you along peninsula road to duke street and king street. to the geico cameras where everything is smooth from clefpblg park around silver spring and 270. natasha and anyway? ? >> c
himself and others. >> video shows two armed men enter pharmacy in michigan and took one manager hostage and dragged him through the aisle at gunpoint. one of the gunman leapt over the counter and pointed his gun at the pharmacist and try to open fire. >> i feared for my life. the gunman repeatedly attempted to fire upon me. in self-defense i fired my weapon. >> the robbers left the store. walgreens fired him despite the fact he had a permit to carry the gun. he is fighting back for -- with a lawsuit in federal court. >> people are used to flooding but they never get used to the damage. a congressman is proposing an idea. we have more about the story. >> it is a tough truth here that during these economic times, there is not going to be the money to fix the flooding problems i have here. >> as they cleaned up their neighborhood for the second time in five years, those who live in huntington are reacting to words there may never be a flood control for this community. >> i what them investing in us not taking from us. >> the reality is the public sector is likely not going to come up with
it is a recession- approved business. parent company says many of its clients are in michigan, arizona, and nevada, states where the housing market has been hit hardest by the recession. kicks in an uptick in clients w ho in financial services and government, industry is hit hard by the recession. football is a key player in the u.s. overall economy. exports thousands of jobs. president obama plans to send his $447 billion jobs bill package to congress tonight. a battery of stock-index futures indicating a lower open on wall street today. that is business news. salida bloomberg headquarters in new york, linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. >> a website for cheaters? i have heard it all. >> i am shaking my head. thank you, linda. >>> exceed two degrees. >>> now we know when the martin luther king memorial will be officially dedicated. the chief architect says the event will not take place sunday october 16. the original dedication had to be postponed because of hurricane irene. organizers expect to have the same entertainers and the same speakers at the rescheduled dedication, including president o
high winds whipped up huge waves on lake michigan, some of which washed right up on the bike path. a helicopter from our station wmaq caught some of the unlucky ones who didn't realize their morning workout would include a swim. >>> we have been following them all week. the daring four-person crew inspecting the washington monument for earthquake damage. they finished their work today and we got new views of the high wire act. they removed more loose pieces of stone which has been their top priority since those pieces could injure or kill someone if they fell. >>> when we come back, a young educator making a difference on the front lines of learning. the front lines of learning. hey, where's harriat? [ harriat ] you hoo! [ female announcer ] must be the os-cal. only os-cal ultra has the most calcium and d3, plus 7 bone health nutrients. so you can always be strong, with os-cal. as much as i can about a company before i invest in it. that's why i like fidelity. they give me tools and research i can't get anywhere else. their stock screener lets me search for stocks with more than 1
. >> reporter: stacy henry visiting from michigan, says there are always a few folks making it look bad for others. >> i think you could say that about any company in any place in america, that there are people would don't do what they're supposed to do at times. >> now, matt tells us the issue really comes down to less than a dozen employees. the sent us bureau deshined our request for an on-camera interview. -- declined our request for an on-camera interview. >>> amazon is launching a new tablet called the kindle fire. it is half the size of an ipad and will be $200 when it goes on sale. the screen measures seven inches diagonally. it will run on a version of google's android software. we'll have a full report on some of the features of the new tablet coming up in our next hour. >>> reebok is handing out $25 million in refunds. the refunds will go to customers would bought reebok's easy tone shoes or apparel. the federal trade commission says reebok made false claims the shoes could top and strengthen muscles but there is no proof of that. >>> groupon is rewarding customers for their
there are all these strings attached. host: michigan. joel is an educator. what kind are you? caller: school board member . kudos to the gentleman before who talked about how our students learn. i would like the administration to take a look at the expert on education and what it takes to educate our students. second of all, we keep looking at federal money in this new proposal to help fund schools. the problem with federal money is, for example, title 1, the food and nutrition bill had never been fully funded. school districts subsidize to make up for the money the federal government is not sending to the school districts. if the federal government met their obligation and fully funded programs, the districts would have plenty of money left over to hire and keep teachers on instead of every year taking money out of our budget to subsidize the subsidies that the federal government isn't sending us. it is time to fully fund these programs, ida, title 1, food and nutrition, etc. 3, it is time for the administration and congress to meet with school board members. every year we go to washington,
pressures in states like ohio, michigan and wisconsin that would be hit hardest by these rules. kelly: we understand the u.s. chamber of commerce signed on to support the president on this one. >> reporter: he did what they told him to do so it make sense they would be enthusiastic about it. this was one of the regulations when house speaker john boehner said to the president, you tell us if you have any regulations in the pipeline that with cost more than a billion dollars, this is at the top of the list. this is an expensive regulation and would have far-reaching effects. this went a long way for boehner and the chamber what to take care of first and they are happy with this choice. kelly: thanks very much. jamie: new jobs numbers show hiring completely stalled in august. and the national unemployment rate stayed at 9.1%. but according to the bureau of lane statistics that number jumps to 16% for -- for african-americans. one non-profit group is trying to turn it around. >> reporter: the black chamber of commerce, they have a keen interest. when you start look at inner cities like detro
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. michigan/notre dame kicking off. the first night game? >> yes. >> the big house. >> 68 degrees. 30% chance of some showers. pretty nice. winds not a factor unlike what's happening with nasa, the winds a factor. shouldn't be a factor all day today for the college games. >> i have to go with michigan on this one. i was not -- >> anybody go with notre dame for any reason? >> come on. >> i think we learned our lesson last week of what we saw with notre dame. >> thank you so much. >> add such insight, you know. >> you sounded like you knew sports. >> ray, i will be nicer next week. >> can we have you next week? >> there's a little interesting weather tidbit, nasa was delayed because of high winds, winds in the upper levels of the atmosphere, between 15 and 22,000 feet. they're sending off one more weather balloon at 9:01 this morning, if that is a go we will look at the winds with the weather balloon sent up and know if it's going to go off at 9:08 this morning. 9:01 we'll know a little more. >> a font of information. >> weather, space. >> well rounded. >> we're right back. stay here. l to help
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